Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash

The crossroads in Brampton where the crash occurred. 

The crossroads in Brampton where the crash occurred. - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash in rural Suffolk which left a man in a critical condition.

Officers were called by the Ambulance Service at 1.25pm on Wednesday January 27 to reports of a collision on the A145 in Brampton.

The crash occurred at the crossroads between Station Road and London Road. It involved a motorcycle and a car — a blue Vauxhall Meriva.

The motorcyclist, a man aged in his 20s, was treated at the scene by paramedics and a volunteer Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) team. 

He was then taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by air ambulance after sustaining potentially life-threatening injuries.

He remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

The driver of the car, a woman aged in her 60s, sustained a minor injury and did not need to attend hospital.

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Road closures were put in place while the vehicles were recovered and an investigation was carried out.

The roads reopened shortly after 7.10pm.

Any witnesses – or anyone who has dashcam footage – are asked to contact the Roads and Armed Policing Team at Police Headquarters, Martlesham, quoting reference: CAD 149 of January 27 2021.

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